NOT GUILTY ON DWI

Charged with DWI

The defendant involved in a wreck on a moped. The defendant was found by emergency responders beside the moped with injuries consistent with being involved in an accident. Defendant was transported to the hospital where law enforcement responded. Upon entering the hospital room officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol and the defendant admitted to…

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DeMent Askew & Johnson Laweyrs Honored by Best Lawyers in America 2023

We are pleased to share that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America’s Criminal Defense: General Pracitce and DUI/DWI Defense Sections. We are also excited to share that Alex Marshall has been included in the 2023 Ones to Watch in the Criminal Defense: General Practice and…

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Dement Askew & Johnson Partners Included in Super Lawyers 2022

Russell W. DeMent III and James T. Johnson have been included in the 2022 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. This is the third consecutive year each has appeared on this prestigious list. Russell W. “Rusty” DeMent III is the Best Lawyers in America 2021 Lawyer of the Year in DWI for the Raleigh metro…

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Alex Marshall Receives AV Preeminent Award

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Alex Marshall has undergone successful peer review at Martindale Hubbell.  He has been awarded the AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney rating from the survey of 30 of his peers who rated him on five distinct criteria: Legal Knowledge,…

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Russell W. DeMent listed in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America’s General Criminal Defense Section and to its DUI/DWI Section.  Rusty has more than two decades of courtroom experience.  He is an AV…

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Alex Marshall Joins the Criminal Defense Practice

We are pleased to announce that Alex Marshall has joined the firm’s criminal defense team from the Wake County Public Defender’s Office.  “Ours was not the only firm that sought Alex to join their team,” says managing partner Rusty DeMent.  “He has a promising career ahead of him and we are excited to be a…

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Partners Included in NC Super Lawyers 2021

We are pleased to announce that Russell W. (Rusty) DeMent and James T. (Jim) Johnson have been included in the 2021 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. Rusty is the 2021 Lawyer of the Year in DWI for the Raleigh metro area.  He is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, is commonly…

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Rusty DeMent included in the 2021 Legal Elite

The criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson in Raleigh is pleased to share with you that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite Criminal Defense Section in 2021. This is Rusty’s 9th inclusion to the list. Rusty is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer…

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Firm Included in Best Law Firms for 4th Consecutive Year

Best Lawyers/US News & World Report Best Law Firm 2021

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of Dement Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that it has been included in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms list for practice in Raleigh as follows: Metropolitan Tier 2 – DUI/DWI Defense Metropolitan Tier 3 – Criminal Defense: General Practice…

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